Beginners Guide to Tripod Choice

You just purchased your shining new camera. You made sure you have made the right choice of on lens and you are almost ready for the outdoors. But, what about tripod? After all, it is an essential part of landscape photography. The question is, which tripod? Here is Mike Bell with some excellent advice

Landscape photography is an expensive business and beginners are often tempted to reserve the bulk of their budget for cameras and lenses. The ancillary equipment gets left to the bottom of the shopping list. After all, a tripod is just a three-legged support. Why spend more than you have to? Once again the high street chain or online camera store makes another sale of a budget tripod to an unsuspecting novice. This is a big mistake. Choose a good tripod and it will serve you well for years, enhance the enjoyment of your craft and certainly give you better images.

So what makes a good tripod? Most important of all it must be…

Read this and many more articles in High Definition inside Issue 42 of Landscape Photography Magazine.

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Mike Bell

Mike is a landscape photographer based in Perthshire, Scotland where his photographs have been used by Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust, Visit Scotland, Forestry Commission Scotland and local tourist associations.

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